Taxi driver is robbed outside restaurant

December 20, 1996

A Baltimore taxi driver was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money Wednesday at a Brooklyn Park Pizza Hut, county police said.

Allen Wheeler, 24, told police he had parked his cab in the side lot of the restaurant in the 5000 block of Ritchie Highway about 11: 30 p.m. When he got out of the cab, a man approached him, pulled out a black handgun and demanded money. Wheeler complied, and the gunman ran toward Morgan Road, police said.

Police log

Brooklyn Park: Someone broke into an apartment in the 5000 block of Brookwood Road between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday and stole a $300 jacket, a $48 money order and keys.

Pub Date: 12/20/96

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